Tag: RunDisney

Finish Line Party for Disney’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon

Finish Line Party for Disney’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon

| October 11, 2010 | 3 Replies

As many of you know the first weekend of October 2010 saw the introduction of a new night race at Walt Disney World, the Wine & Dine Half Marathon.  One of the things many runners were looking forward to was the Finish Line Party to be held in Epcot’s World Showcase from 10:30 pm until [...]

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Video Tour of Disney’s Inaugural Wine & Dine Half Marathon Course

Video Tour of Disney’s Inaugural Wine & Dine Half Marathon Course

| October 9, 2010 | 4 Replies

A new event popped up on the runDisney race calendar this year.  The Inaugural Wine & Dine Half Marathon took place Saturday, October 2, 2010 coinciding with the opening of the 15th Epcot International Food and Wine Festival.  The starting gun fired at   10:00 pm, and competitors wound their way from ESPN Wide World of [...]

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Disney’s Inaugural Wine & Dine Half Marathon

Disney’s Inaugural Wine & Dine Half Marathon

| October 8, 2010 | 3 Replies

On Saturday, October 2nd, approximately 11,000 people lined up at the starting line of Disney’s inaugural Wine & Dine half marathon or half marathon relay.  Just under 4 hours later the last of the 7,775 finishers (not including the 601 teams to finish) crossed the line.

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Video Tour of Mickey’s Halloween 5k through the Magic Kingdom

Video Tour of Mickey’s Halloween 5k through the Magic Kingdom

| October 5, 2010 | 2 Replies

On Saturday, October 2nd, 2010 runDisney held the first ever Halloween themed 5k through the Magic Kingdom.  Participants were encouraged to don costumes for a family fun run down Main Street, U.S.A. and through all the lands of the theme park.  My daughter and I were two of the competitors that day, and you can follow [...]

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Keeping Pace – 5th Anniversary of the Disneyland Half Marathon

Keeping Pace – 5th Anniversary of the Disneyland Half Marathon

| September 26, 2010 | 3 Replies

See all of those runners in the photo below?  There are 14,000 of them, if you want to be precise – and that is a 4-lane road they are on.  They all gathered at 4AM on September 5, 2010 to run in the 5th Anniversary of the Disneyland Half Marathon at the Disneyland Resort in [...]

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Unique Way to See Backstage – The Disneyland 5K!

Unique Way to See Backstage – The Disneyland 5K!

| September 14, 2010 | 5 Replies

 STOP!  Before you decide to skip over this because you have absolutely no interest in another article on Disney-sponsored running events, take a minute and give me a chance.  I am not a runner; I never pretend to have any kind of athletic prowess.  I’m just a short, overweight mom, who decided with her dear [...]

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New Finisher Medal for Walt Disney World Marathon

New Finisher Medal for Walt Disney World Marathon

| July 31, 2010 | 2 Replies

During the month of July, Disney Sports had a competition where the public could vote on 1 of 3 designs for the 2011 finisher’s medal for the Walt Disney World Full Marathon.  Recently, the DisneyParks blog announced the top vote-getter for the new medal design. Below is the medal all finishers will receive upon completion [...]

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